DoD Identifies Recent Iraq, Afghanistan Casualties
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2006 The Defense Department has identified two soldiers and an airman killed earlier this week in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Army Pfc. Sean D. Tharp, 21, of Orlando, Fla., died March 28 in Baghdad from enemy small-arms fire when his unit was conducting dismounted patrol operations. Tharp was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
- Army Sgt. 1st Class John T. Stone, 52, of Norwich, Vt., died March 28 in Lashkagar, Afghanistan, from enemy mortar and small-arms attacks during combat operations. Stone was assigned to the Army National Guard's 15th Civil Support Team in South Burlington, Vt.
- Air Force Tech. Sgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., 37, of Houston, was killed by a roadside bomb near Baghdad on March 29. Moss was assigned to the 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
(Compiled from Defense Department news releases.)